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Rita Ownby Holcomb
Rita Ownby Holcomb
  • Country: United States
  • Books: 5
  • Profession: Writer
  • Born: 29 August
  • Member Since: Nov 2017
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BIOGRAPHY

Rita Ownby Holcomb is a fourth generation Texan who has always been fascinated by the question, "Where do we come from?" Her genealogy research led to the birth of the A Twist of Tobacco series. She is a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and the United Daughters of the Confederacy. For thirty years she served on or presided over various civic organizations including, the Community Theater, Historic Museum, Texoma Council of Governments and Meals-on-Wheels. After serving as an elected City Council member she retired from civic service to become a buyer and seller of vintage clothing and accessories. Listed in Who's Who in American Women in 2000 and Who's Who in America in 2003 Rita is now a full time author. Married since 1972 to Darrell Holcomb, they have one son, Stuart B. Holcomb.

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A Twist of Tobacco (Volume 1)

Publish Date: Feb 19, 2016

Genre: Historical Fiction

avg rating4.6 - 31 reviews on Amazon

Rita Ownby Holcomb's Books

A Twist of Tobacco (Volume 1)

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Publication Date: Feb 19, 2016

Historical Fiction

4.6 (31 ratings)

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Justice Unbalanced: A Tice McCoy Romance

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Publication Date: Oct 15, 2018

Contemporary Romance

5 (2 ratings)

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A Vow Unbroken (A Twist of Tobacco) (Volume 2)

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Publication Date: Jun 27, 2016

Historical Fiction

4.7 (9 ratings)

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Heaven's Promise: A Final Twist (A Twist of Tobacco) (Volume 3)

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Publication Date: Dec 26, 2016

Historical Fiction

4.7 (5 ratings)

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Tennessee to Texas Articles and Artifacts: A Twist of Tobacco Companion Book

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Publication Date: Nov 12, 2017

Biographies & Memoirs

4 (1 ratings)

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Rita Ownby Holcomb Interview

  • On 06, 08 2019

    Rita Ownby Holcomb interview

    Rita Ownby Holcomb was a “girl of the fifties” in a mid-size town located 60 miles north of Dallas, Texas. Listed in Who's Who in American Women in 2000 and Who's Who in America in 2003, Rita is now a full-time author. Her love and fascination with history and heritage, coupled with the availability of vintage and antique items created a natural progression to... read full interview

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      • ritaholcomb 2 months AuthorAuthor
      • I had a story I wanted to tell. A story about my great grandparents. I’ve never considered myself as a “writer” but more as a storyteller. I use my theatrical training to set the tone of show don’t tell.
        I came to writing late in life and published my first book when I was 67.
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    • allauthor 3 monthsAllauthor
    • Have you ever incorporated something that happened to you in real life into your novels?
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      • ritaholcomb 2 months AuthorAuthor
      • Of course. When you write about people I believe you must put some of yourself into the characters. It might be dialogue or some incident but there is always something personal.
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    • allauthor 3 monthsAllauthor
    • What, in your opinion, are the most important elements of good writing?
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